Greetings, and thank you for your interest in volunteering for Columbia River Mental Health Services. We look forward to working with you! Our mission “Providing behavioral health and recovery services that transforms the lives of children, adults and families in the communities of SW Washington. Lives Change here!
Volunteers help make this possible. Building partnerships with community members like you is part of our mission. It is one of the most significant ways in which to accomplish our goals.
Minimum age of 18.
There are two different kinds of volunteers:
- Clerical Assistant: Assist with clerical type skills, by providing reminder phone calls, packet collation, filing, organizing, faxing, copying, emails, events.
- Great Life Mentor: Become a mentor and change a child’s life.
You can develop leadership skills and give back to the community. Create a more energetic and democratic way of life while developing a higher sense of self-esteem and self-discipline through goal setting.
- Clerical Assistant position: Please contact Alicia Turvin at (360) 993-3043 or firstname.lastname@example.org receive an application, set up an interview meet and greet. Once application is completed and processed, The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to set up orientation to the agency. Must commit to 6 months.
- Great Life Mentor: For more information, please visit greatlifementoring.com and contact their Volunteer Coordinator at 360-993-3063.
Yes, every applicant will have three reference checks completed as well as a background check. If you are applying for a mentor position you must contact their volunteer coordinator for specific details.
Yes and No, Most community service hours are between 10-30 hours to fulfill the school requirement; CRMHS requires that you commit to at least 6 months, students must agree to stay and complete their 6 month commitment, and must be 18 years of age or older.
All applicants will be provided the opportunity to apply to complete court ordered community service. Individuals may be determined to be ineligible based on certain criteria. This decision will not be made with any regard to gender, race, religion, or any other factors that may be found discriminatory by the EEOC. For specific details, please contact the volunteer coordinator.
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